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Author Konner, Melvin.
Title The Jewish body / Melvin Konner.
Publication Info. New York : Nextbook : Schocken, c2009.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 2  296.3 K    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description xi, 285 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Series Jewish encounters.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [257]-[270]) and index.
Contents God's body -- "The fruitful cut" -- Greeks and Jews -- Adam's rib? -- Dangerous bodies -- God's beard -- "Hath not a Jew eyes?" -- Race and destiny -- Surviving -- The body returns -- Tough Jews -- The trowel and the sword -- The eye of the beholder -- Bodily fictions -- Jewish power -- Deborah's daughters -- Jewish genes?.
Subject Human body -- Religious aspects -- Judaism.
Human body in literature.
Human body -- Social aspects.
Human body in the Bible.
Human body in rabbinical literature.
Jews -- Identity.
Stereotypes (Social psychology)
Body image -- Social aspects.
ISBN 9780805242362